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Old 06-03-2007, 04:50 PM
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Is there a particularly good or bad time to go on an Alaska cruise? I heard people talking about concerns about flies, but is it worse earlier in the season (e.g. May/June) or late in the season (Aug/Sept)?
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Old 06-03-2007, 05:29 PM
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Mosquitoes become a concern late in the season from what I've heard but I book a lot of Alaska sailings and it comes up very rarely.

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Old 06-03-2007, 05:34 PM
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JULY! Great time to go! Few flies or skeeters, unless you go inland, where it could get somewhat annoying. Otherwise, fughet aboutit.
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Old 06-03-2007, 05:57 PM
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We were there last year 6-4 thru 6-11 and had not problems at all.
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Old 06-05-2007, 11:43 AM
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We were there June 1-14 no problem...were told the get bad end of June. Friends of ours went July 4th and said the "bugs" were bad.
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